Skip to comments.Posse Comitatus is now Irrelevant: US Military Allegedly assisting Police by using Drones
Posted on 06/05/2012 2:27:48 PM PDT by Whenifhow
This PDF document of a declassified Air Force intelligence report obtained by CBS News Radio KNX-1070 spells out what I have been warning about on the air for over a year now:
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The report from KNX-1070 a CBS affiliate in Los Angeles by Charles Feldman (Click here for full story and audio report) has one extract which is particularly disturbing:
Under U.S. Air Force rules, drones are not allowed to conduct non-consensual surveillance on U.S. citizens or property, though there are some apparent exceptions.
What has critics alarmed is that data collected by drones accidentally, under the guidelines, can be kept by the military up to three months before being purged and can also be turned over to another Department of Defense or government agency to whose function it pertains.
The Air Force guidelines permit using drones domestically to assist law enforcement in investigating or preventing clandestine intelligence activities by foreign powers, international narcotics activities , or international terrorist activities. More vague is language that also allows military cooperation with local law enforcement for the purposes of preventing, detecting, or investigating other violations of law.
The bottom line is that the government and law enforcement at the local level has a complete disregard for the U.S. Constitution and the Fourth Amendment protections each citizen is entitled to. This is verified by a report in Wired Magazine last week on May 31st:
Feds Want Warrantless Spying Loss Overturned, Saying the Law Cant Touch Them
Excuse me? Now those producing intelligence reports, be it viable, false, or real now feel they can not be touched by the Constitution nor the rule of law? This excerpt says it all:
Despite that, the government appealed, hoping to re-establish that citizens spied on by the government in the name of national security have no recourse in the courts, even if the government flagrantly violates the laws and the Constitution.
Wir sind alle Ostdeutschen nun.
(h/t Judge Napolitano for the link to the KNX story)
First person to bring down a drone and can prove it will instantly become one of my HEROs.
Hey all you remote controlled helicopter guys, or maybe an Estes freak!!!
Come on MAN.
News Report with video and audio (3 parts)
A non-classified U.S. Air Force intelligence report obtained by KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO dated April 23, 2012,
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It was irrelevant after General Westley Clark provided the hardware to Clinton to take down the Branch Davidian’s.
Oh, my. Things happen so fast, it takes your breath away.
“The bottom line is that the government and law enforcement at the local level has a complete disregard for the U.S. Constitution and the Fourth Amendment protections each citizen is entitled to. This is verified by a report in Wired Magazine last week on May 31st:”
This is true because our Traditional American Culture has been degraded to the point that revrence for the rule of law has not been transmitted. This is why the Constitution is nothing but an old rag unless and until God fearing Americans stand up for it as they have had to do in the past.
We are not ruled by Law, rather, we are ruled by the gun. The holders of the gun already know this...
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The federal government sures likes to make Alex Jones look not so crazy.
Someone needs to remind them that:
(a) The Oath they all took and "solemnly swore to" affirms that they will "Support and defend the 'Constitution' of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic" and not any individual or even their PC, REMF, Wuss, Commanders in the Pentagon; and...
(b) There are a LOT MORE of us (who also own and know how to use our weapons) then there are of "them."
Please don't let it come to that, or it will be bad and they will lose!!!
I made that very argument to a co-worker and he said “So What?”
Anybody got a spare ZSU-23-4 and/or a Sopwith Camel? B-) B-P